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Sofia Hmich

Future Positive Capital

Sofia is Founder of Future Positive Capital, a new venture firm seeking Europe's boldest entrepreneurs who use advances in artificial intelligence, robotics, synthetic biology, genetics, and other deep technologies to solve problems such as feeding the world's growing population sustainably, tackling climate change and coping with an ageing population. Her investments includes Ynsect, the global leader in alternative protein supply; Meatable, who are pioneering the next generation of lab-grown meat; BioBeats, the world's first unified computational platform for preventative mental health; and What3Words, the global multi-award winning location technology company, providing unique 3-word identifiers for any location.

At the intersection of entrepreneurship and investment, her career has encompassed tech innovation throughout with stints at Index Ventures, Europe's top venture capital firm, and Deezer, the worldwide digital music service, where she was tasked with raising investment round funds of $130M before becoming the business's Global Strategy Manager, coordinating international expansion and opening 15 worldwide hubs.

Sofia has been recognized by Forbes as '30 Under 30', by the World Economic Forum as a "Global Shaper" by the French government as expert in defining France 2020, 10 years ago and top 100 BAME in tech in the UK.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Sofia earned a degree in Finance & Entrepreneurship at HEC Paris.

As a member of Class 25, Sofia is serving her fellowship at Future Positive Capital.